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captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> brown: president obama and congressional leaders met face to face for the first time in weeks, in a last-ditch effort to avert the fiscal cliff. good evening, i'm jeffrey brown. >> warner: and i'm margaret warner. on the "newshour" tonight, we have the latest on the chances for a breakthrough-- just four days before automatic tax hikes and spending cuts hit. >> brown: then, we turn to india. ray suarez looks at the violent protests and public anger sparked by the gang rape of a young woman. >> warner: john merrow has the story of a group of california charter schools that aim to be the model-ts of education. >> america has lots of terrific schools. people open great schools every year, but they typically open just one. nobody has figured out how to mass produce high quality, cost effective schools. >> brown: we remember general norman schwarzkopf-- the man who commanded american-led forces in the persian gulf war known as "desert storm." >> warner: plus, mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. >> brown: that's
mass produce high quality, cost effective schools. >> brown: we remember general norman schwarzkopf-- the man who commanded american-led forces in the persian gulf war known as "desert storm." >> warner: plus, mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> support also comes from carnegie corporation of new york, a foundation created to do what andrew carnegie called "real and permanent good." celebrating 100 years of philanthropy at carnegie.org. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: the final weekend has now arrived before the fiscal cliff hits on new year's day and with it, more than $600 million in tax hikes and spending cuts. in a last bid for a deal, president obama stated his terms face-to-face to top republicans and democrats. >> congressional leaders arr
-- and i must say i never met a brown water sailor and i must have interviewed 50 or 60, who didn't love their admiral. i met a lot of people who didn't love the add merrill, but it wasn't his sailors. because bud zumwalt knew from the very beginning, he understood a very simple concept about what leadership and loyalty down met. and this men fested itself throughout -- manifested itself throughout his entire life. but you can't be a reformer, you can't be a trailblazer without making a lot of enemies, and he made enemies. and i doubt any of them are here tonight. be if you are, we'd love to talk about it. he always joked about this, but it's really true. he said i have two long lists -- i have a long list of friends and a long list of enemies, and i'm equally proud of both of them. and as i tell the story tonight, i think that perhaps you'll understand this even better with. and by doing this he became a sailor's admiral, often referred to as zorro, fighting for the rights of pressed navy -- of oppressed navy men and women. the zorro and z which he wore on the back of his shirt and whic
is going on right now according to rich mcconnell. >> what we got was a facebook post from scott brown who said he was come back to washington and jumping on an airplane to review some new proposal from the president that they expected to get. the whole afternoon has been spent by reporters trying -- trying to figure out what was going on. now harry vaed responding to mcconnell so let's right to it. >> he's upset because, quote, the phone never rang. he complains i've not delivered solutions to the fiscal cliff. he's in error. we all know that in july of this year we passed in the senate the relief that would give -- that it would give to middle class americans. that -- that passed the senate. now, we know the republicans have buried themselves in procedural roadblocks in everything we're trying to do out here and now they are saying, well, we can't do the 250 because it wasn't blue slipped, because it will be blue slipped. mr. president, how does the american people retook the that? there was a bill introduced by the ranking member of the ways and means committee in the house, sandy levin
. here's a look from genevieve shaw brown. she hit the mat with some of these kids. >> reporter: some say yoga is the fastest growing sport in the nation, with an estimated 20 million people practicing regularly. the latest trend is an ever growing number are pint-sized. there are yoga classes for infants up to teenagers. there are even classes for toddlers like my daughter. >> you're still going to see the foundations of yoga, so there's going to be an awareness of movement and anatomy and breath. there's such a tremendous amount of creativity and there's inner play between the children and teacher. >> reporter: i'm here with a group of 6 to 9-year-olds who are showing me a little bit what a kid's yoga class is like. >> one leg comes up, the other. >> it's going to be a little sillier, more playful. kids are stressed. with social pressures and pressures in school. >> it clears your mind of things that really bothers you. >> i don't have to worry about all my problems. >> reporter: parents should look for a registered children's yoga instructor. a good start is the yoga alliance website.
. do you agree with this? i think scott brown is smiling this morning? i think a race against ed markey well-known in washington, respected here and has taken strong positions on climate change and other issues. he's not a household name in massachusetts. scott brown is. there's a totally different electorate in this special election. scott brown likes this match upup. mike, would you call him the favorite, or does that go too far? >> i think he'll have multiple candidates in that field because several other members of the congress might rung because they risk nothing. they don't risk the congressional seats. ed mackey malden has been there are a long time. but i think scott brown has a small smile on his face. thanks very much. happy weekend. brian, you going to do sports? >> i'm going to do sports. i like how you say markey. >> he always introduces him from massachusetts. >> coming up, the jets find out that greg mcelroy will back up once again. so is it tebow time in noshz? >> let me take a guess. >> first off, you're not going to believe this one. i'm going to start mark sanchez. >>
-school seniors show proficiency in u.s. history. that the report said only 2 percent can explain what brown feet board of education was about even though it was implicit our kids don't know much history. what they do know is wrong. it is based on the work of greater science. but we have a big sweep because we could couple this with the showtime documentary to make it more dramatic. >> just like a basic text history 101. these books are not coherent. there is no pattern. we don't understand how that works. to some degree the united states always comes out ahead or okay. >> if you take if the chinese history. >> to see it through the other rise in? >> but he said with gap what we said looks to the russians obamacare has some of that ability. >> talk about obama. your chapter is entitled provocatively. [laughter] in some ways they've made it worse. >> the longest chapter of the book. >> it might get longer. >> then i see the cuts that we have to make but to deal with a contemporary is a lot of interest in obama. then to pull back. >> but there were people on the right to and those who would disagre
with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so delicious...so fun. sarting today, a piece of -- the emancipation proclamation forever stamp goes on sale this morning. it's 150 years since president lincoln signed the document. it freed slaves still in rebelling states and led to the ending of the civil war. the national archives displayed the document for three days until yesterday an estimated 10,000 people waited in long lines to see it. >>> montgomery county wants to have a say in whether pepco gets a proposed rate hike. the county submitted a petition to the maryland public service commission asking that they be allowed to intervene in the rate hike request. leaders say with more than 300,000 pepco customers in the county, they deserve a seat at the table. the county has been part of rate hike discussions before. pepco asked for the more than 60 million d rate increase in november. it would add about $7 to the average monthly bill. >>> a chance flyover lands a stafford virginia man in jail. pilot david zent
have to go to harold brown under carter and was a multilateralist, looked to use the pentagon as a place to negotiate arms reduction treaties. it was a different type of defense strategy, it was, by the way, controversial at the time. but the point to hagel, joy, is we're talking about someone who objectionable comments aside or not, someone who would be a change agent, and why won't the president fight for that? >> his only objectionable comment was his comment on the gay community. >> how long ago? >> bill clinton signed, you know -- >> clinton, who progressives like. >> it was a very different time in gay rights. >> and the issue on israel, what did he say, he's not a senator from israel? have we gotten to the point you can't say that? he's a republican, we're not going to agree with everything he says. >> he was against sanctions in iran. there's a real difference in iran policy, but look again, it's a symbolic fight between neoconservatives and people who hate neoconservatives and they are itching to fight each other and he's become the fight. obama made the decision, oba
% could explain what the brown v board of education was about even though the answer was implicit threat so our kids don't know much history and a lot of what they know is wrong to read this book is based upon the work of great historians and you mention of great historians or doing some kind of work but we have a big sweep and because we are able to couple this with showtime documentary and a get more dramatic. disconnect it's like history one-on-one. why cannot be. i have to say when you read these history books it's not -- its coherent. there are no patterns. we don't understand how that works and kids get the dates, the detectors but the united states always comes out ahead. we can trash iraq twice. >> the concept is to go through the global history to see it on the franchise. >> he's all the world and kept saying to truman look how what we are doing looks to the russian soviets, and we don't have that ability to have some ability and certainly very helpful in the beginning. >> obama is entitled provocative plea. let's give the title you said you took a bad situation and certainly ma
's been wrapped in a flaky crust stuffed with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so delicious...so fun. >>> fear and panic in southern california after a man nearly drowned after falling through the ice in a frozen lake. it happened on christmas day. they were walk and playing on the ice as it gave way. >> it was hard to watch. it really was. we saw that guy go under three times. the third time we didn't think he was coming up. >> some onlookers who tried to help fell through also. that lake is now closed through march. >>> authorities have recovered the body of the man swept out to sea. he was walking with his wife and dog along the beach in the point rays national seashore around 12:30 yesterday when the wave swept the couple and dog into the water. the dog also made it to shore. hours later about 4:00 p.m. the coast guard located the mans body. his name has not been released. >>> tomorrow new members of congress will be sworn in on capitol hill. that will include a new bay area congressman. erik
play. former tackle brown on the left admitting intention a.m.ly missed a black so his own team's qb would get hurt. brown said he was upset scott mitchell was playing poorly in 1994. brown says now he completely regrets it. mitchell says this revelation is painful. >> kelly: painful indeed, his own teammate. >> juliet: yeah. >> kelly: talk about friendly fire. >> juliet: yeah, really. >> kelly: secretary of state hillary clinton finally expected to return to work next week. she spent the last three weeks recovering from a stomach virus and concussion that forced her to miss her date to testify in the benghazi attack that killed four americans in september. lawmakers say until hillary clinton testifies, they'll hold up john kerry has confirmation for secretary of state. >> eric: joining us now is sout carolina congressman and member of the house foreign affairs committee, mr. jeff duncan. good to have you on. first of all, why haven't we heard from hillary clinton? i understand concussions. i know them all too well. but really? three, four weeks now to testify? >> well, she needs
brown, and oh, there is going to be a call to bring congress back in. it was amazing to see the market on that -- >> scott brown bottom, as a lot of people were calling it. you were down more than 51. >> and it is amazing to see how our fortunes are being tied the at this point to what is going on in d.c. and every minor tweet or post or headline or what not, at the end of the day, it was four straight losing sessions for the dow, nasdaq, as well as the s&p 500. certainly something we have to watch. in the meantime, the clock is not only ticking for the fiscal cliff, but time is running out to avoid a strike at ports in massachusetts and texas, that could affect containers to and from the u.s. from reaching their destination. talks are taking place in secrecy between the international long shoresman association and the u.s. maritime alliance in an effort to keep 14,000 longshoreman from walking off the job. the national association of manufacturers puts the cost of a potential strike at $1 billion a day. and this is not just finished goods, obviously, but also raw materials and parts c
explain what brown vs. board of education was was about. even though the answer was implicit in the question. so our kids don't know much history, and a lot of what they know is wrong. and so if the book is based upon the work of great historians. you're mentioned and a lot of historians doing similar work. but we have a big sweep, and because we're able to couple this with the showtime documentary, able to make it more dramatic. >> tried to make it a primer. like a basic text, like history 101. why can it not be? i have to say when you read these history books, it's not -- it's not coherent. there's no pattern so we don't see what we were just talking about, the empirement you don't understand how that works and the kids get the dates and the pictures but don't -- the united states always comes out ahead, always comes out okay. we can trash iraq twice. >> if you look -- if you take chinese history in china, and -- >> global history to see it through russian eyes, chinese eyes, french eyes. >> basically what is unique he saw the world not just through u.s. eyes, wallace said,
the cliff. i'm. patti ann: i'm patti ann browne. they will try to avoid the across the board tax hikes for 90% of the american households and deep spending cuts. so far little to no progguess has been reported. gregg: chief white house correspondent ed henry is in the white us. ed, what do we expect out the meeting if any at all? our expectations are a little bit low. >> reporter: you're exactly right, gregg, expectations have to be low. lawmakers of both parties in conjunction with the president have missed one deadline after another. we have been saying for a couple weeks they had to get moving get this completed before christmas in order to give the house and senate time to debate and end up voting on whatever package they come up with. now that we're days away from actually going off the fiscal cliff where these automatic massive spending cuts as well as large tax increases got into effect you have to have low expectations. it appears the white house is very confident in waiting for the republicans to make the next move. they keep saying inside the white house this is up to the rep
pounds of thermal protection. it would last forever. it just turns brown and does not char. >> thank you for being such a rock star engineer. i really look up to that. you have spoken this whole evening about inspiration and the fact that everyone that you look up to was inspired at some time. i wonder if you have your own branch whose sole purpose is to inspire youth? >> you know, i am very familiar. i was judged at the first u.s. first competition. i was invited to be a judge and the competition was just too high schools in manchester the first year. so i am very familiar and supportive of that. i gave a talk at a brand new charter school in my home town where they are starting off kids with robotics between the ages of 6 and 13. boy, are they excited to go to school. let's see. the big problem that we had that we never could even do a student summer co-op program -- the problem is, our company was so small that it was hard for us to build barriers from one project to another. everyone of them essentially is nonpublic. richard branson's program, he tells everyone about it. in almost ev
press, an imprint of harpercollins. kevin powers, the yellow bird. published by little brown. [applause] the 2012 national book award for fiction dose -- goes to "the round house", by louise erdrich. [applause] ♪ ♪ hey, baby, where are you is? [laughter] [applause] [laughter] >> wow. hello, my relatives. [speaking in native tongue] national book foundation and also the judges, and a shout out for all of the native people who are watching this live stream. [applause] i want to thank harpercollins. it's not each a huge company anymore -- can it's not even a huge company anymore. [laughter] but it's always been about four or five people to me. people who believed so strongly in my work that they've supported me and my family and literature. my bookstore and all of us who work there through these years. i want to thank my editor, terry cardin, for believing in the book. [applause] jonathan burnham, jane byrne, jim duffy, i want to thank andrew wily and jim ott. [applause] i want to say to my fellow writers, you've written extraordinary books. i don't really know why i'm standing here, b
stuffed with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so delicious...so fun. >>> the house passed the senate deal. as kyla campbell report, early trade something off to a great start on wall street. kyla? >> reporter: we've been keeping an eye on the stock exchange this morning. >>> numbers were up immediately after the opening bell last hour. that piggybacks off two positives from the fiscal cliff deal. households making less than $450,000 a year will stay at their current tax rate and federal unemployment benefits continue for 2 million americans this year. something left out of the deal will take more money out of paychecks. the payroll tax holiday expired. so most of us are paying 2% more in taxes. and just as congress compromised on the fiscal cliff deal, it's gearing up for two big fights in the coming weeks, raising the debt ceiling and cutting government spending. >> and the one thing that i think hopefully in the new year we'll focus on is seeing if we can put a package like this together with a littl
when he came in, 60 votes in the senate, which , amount-- senator brown had won in massachusetts. but he started out with 60 and then it went down to 59 when senator kennedy and sadly died. i really admired senator kennedy as much as any man who ever served in the senate, even though we did not agree. mr. reagan had to deal with tip o'neill. that was one of the great events in washington politics because you had two extraordinarily capable politician opposing points of view. mr. reagan was poorly matched. mr. obama had nancy pelosi as speaker of the house. but hardly the same thing. host: from massachusetts on the line, democrat. caller: good morning. i have a comment and question. i am trying to find out, the situation you're in right now, why is everybody fighting about what we should do? i am gmt and i am broke every day. i'm down here with people that paid taxes and work hard every day. -- i am an emt. people don't understand that would ever happens with the fiscal cliff, people down here will survive. the republicans, this will definitely affect them in the future. i talked
companies for not warning consumers that their products are addictive. keith allen brown is serving a 15 year sentence for killing a man five years ago. he now says that his alcoholism which began when he was a boy put him on a path that eventually led him to commit murder. the inmates who were doing time at a facility in idaho are filing the suit on their own, they do not have attorneys. they don't name defendants, rather they do. there are eight of them. anheuser-busch, coors, miller brewing and american brands which is the owner of jim beam. moat suits have been dismissed. a judge in south dakota tossed out a case brought by a indian tribe that said it krabted to alcoholism on their rester sraeufplgts the judge said the defendant in that indicates may be part low to blame but the lawsuit addressed state and not federal issues. we'll see what happens with this new case brought by inmates in idaho. back to you. jon: let's get back to our legal experts. faith jenkins a former prosecutor, esther panich a criminal defense attorney. faith, so many of these prisons are required to set up pri
in connection with the crash that killed his friend and teammate jerry brown earlier this month. he's free on bond. the maximum sentence for the charge he's facing is 20 years. no word on when he'll be back in court. >>> today is the deadline for lance armstrong to appeal his lifetime ban because of allegations he used performance-enhancing drugs. when that ban was imposed, armstrong's seven tour de france victories were erased. armstrong has signaled that he has no intention of 'peeling the ban before today's deadline. >> and some of the french folks armstrong may have rode past are breaking a holiday season taboo and selling their unwanted presents. >> they might be on to something there. that's exactly what they were doing at this store in paris yesterday. patrons saying it's better than regifting. and during tough economic times, they've got a point, any bit of money really counts. >> and 52% of french people are planning to make money from their gifts. and maybe the other 48% are lying about it. here's the deal. you all know you've gotten a bad christmas present before. i have family
and it would last forever. it really just turns brown. it doesn't char. >> hi, there. >> hi. >> first off, thank you for being such a rock star engineer. i really look up to that. you spoke this evening about inspiration and the fact that everybody who you look up to was inspired at some point in time in their life, between the ages of 4 and 14. i'm wondering, do you have your own branch -- do any of your divisions have a branch whose sole purpose is to inspire the youth? are you familiar with first, for instance? >> you know, i'm very familiar. in fact, i was a judge at the very first u.s. first competition. in manchester, new hampshire. dean kaman invited me to be a judge. and the u.s. first competition was just too high -- two high schools in manchester the first year. so i'm very familiar with what he does. i'm very supportive of that. i gave a talk at a brand new charter school in my hometown up there where they're starting off kids with robotics and they're between the ages of 6 and 13. and, boy, are they excited to go to school. that was cool. let's see. the big problem that we had
, senator scott brown, massachusetts republicans won a special election three years ago to when they see that delete kennedy. and later, joe liebermann retiring after four terms in the senate. >> thank you mr. president. i would like to get what they were caught here my address. we spent time in the office waiting a long speech and once i read it i realized it's more emotional than i thought it was at the speech aside at last night i made myself a lot of note of what i wanted to say and i realized this morning and i was trying to get the last word and on a lot of the politics we've been discussing. so i set it aside and just sort of decided to speak from my heart for a few minutes. certainly, this is much more emotional than i thought it is a look around this room, the realization that i'm standing here on the senate floor, speaking for the last time is a lot to digest and certainly makes me very appreciative of the privilege revoked and given to the american people and particularly those who have come before us who have given
brown and does not char. >> thank you for being such a rock star engineer. i really look up to that. you have spoken this whole evening about inspiration and the fact that everyone that you look up to was inspired at some time. i wonder if you have your own branch whose sole purpose is to inspire youth? >> you know, i am very familiar. i was judged at the first u.s. first competition. i was invited to be a judge and the competition was just too high schools in manchester the first year. so i am very familiar and supportive of that. i gave a talk at a brand new charter school in my home town where they are starting off kids with robotics between the ages of 6 and 13. boy, are they excited to go to school. let's see. the big problem that we had that we never could even do a student summer co-op program -- the problem is, our company was so small that it was hard for us to build barriers from one project to another. everyone of them essentially is nonpublic. richard branson's program, he tells everyone about it. in almost every other program, they don't want to leave that information. if yo
: and brown bag it a little bit. i know my buddy was saying, i spend $10 a day picking up a coffee for myself and my wife. it's like 60 bucks a month. >> right. of that $10, $7, according to the "wall street journal," goes to rent and labor costs for the restaurants. it's no brainer. cut back on the restaurant bill. you can actually save money and do the math, reinvest it over the 20, 30 years you have ideally for an average worker now. that could add up to a mighty sum to put toward retirement. >> clayton: and almost pretend you're buying it by reinvesting it. taking that money and don't even pay attention to it. put it right into a savings account. >> yeah, buy stocks in it. >> clayton: finally, you talk about coming back on the -- cutting back on the cable and tv and phone. people think they need these extra digital phone services at home and might not. >> smart phone obviously -- this is your area, very competitive environment now for the smart phones, the google, samsung. these guys want to negotiate with you. the carriers in particular. there are a lot of consumers. so you could get a d
're well aware of the well-reported speculation surrounding her death and marriage to bobby brown for 14 years and of course her battle with drug addiction. >> clayton: a really sad end. >> and her legacy will be an amazing one. i think it's going to be her powerful voice that we remember most about whitney and she was definitely the definition of a triple threat, a music car, theater, and she is the only artist to chart seven consecutive billboard top 100 singles ap most awarded artist of all time and i don't think there will never be another whitney. >> clayton: might never be another dick clark as well and as we head into new year's eve we think about dick clark and the tributes with rockin' eve, hosting that show for years. >> absolutely, yes, you're absolutely right. and known as the world's oldest teenager. the radio and tv personality who remains one known for dick clark's new years rockin' eve and the american television longest run variety show, american band stand which was the launch pad for many artist including madonna, michael jackson and his dear friend, stevie wonder and
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